This is the second webinar in a series of webinars that will unpack some accessibilty features of iOS devices that students are using in the classroom and their everyday lives. This webinar will focus on the built in accessibility features for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. It is important that you feel comfortable to investigate and play with the features and your devices are always updated to the latest operating systems to ensure that you get the maximum output of your devices.
Michael currently works for the NSW Department of Education in the Central West of NSW, Australia. He has held positions including; Complex Support Advisor - Sensory Programs, Assistant Principal- Hearing, Learning and Wellbeing Advisor and Disability Programs Consultant. Michael is a bilateral cochlear-implantee after receiving his second implant in December 2009. Michael is a great fan of making the most of a wide range of technology in supporting children with a hearing impairment. A self-proclaimed ‘geek’, he enjoys sharing his knowledge of technology with others and has presented at numerous conferences and workshops around Australia and abroad including:
- 2012 & 2014 – Spectronics: Inclusive Learning Technologies Conference, Gold Coast
- 2013 – Workshops with the Tasmanian Education Department Teachers of the Deaf
- 2014 - Critical Agendas – Teaching Students with Special Needs Conference, Sydney
- 2014 & 2015 Learning Differences Convention – Rosehill Gardens Race course
- 2015 - NDIS National Conference - Apple’s Accessible iHouse
- 2017 - ATIA (Assistive Technology Industry Association) Florida, USA Conference
- 2017 - Singapore Ministry of Education - Various workshops and presentations, Singapore.
These are convenient and accessible and can be accessed at anytime. These sessions are presented by International and National experts including RIDBC staff. All the courses are accredited by the BOSTES and many are also accredited by Audiology Australia and AG Bell.
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